ornithuric acid

ornithuric acid
or·nith·uric acid .ȯr-nə-.thyu̇r-ik- n a crystalline acid C19H20N2O4 secreted in the urine of birds and reptiles

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  • ornithuric acid — |ȯ(r)nə|thyu̇rik noun Etymology: ornithuric International Scientific Vocabulary ornith + uric : a crystalline acid C6H5CONH(CH2)3CH(NHCOC6H5)COOH secreted in the urine of birds and reptiles …   Useful english dictionary

  • ornithine — noun an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is important in the formation of urea • Hypernyms: ↑amino acid, ↑aminoalkanoic acid * * * ornithine Chem. (ˈɔːnɪθaɪn) [f. Gr. ὀρνῑθ bird + ine5.] A base, C5H12N2O2, which enters into the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ornithine — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ornithuric acid (a compound of which ornithine is a component, found in the urine of birds) + 2 ine Date: 1881 a crystalline amino acid C5H12N2O2 that functions especially in urea production as… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ornithine N-benzoyltransferase — Identifiers EC number CAS number 111693 97 1 …   Wikipedia

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